1. The Z Shell Manual
This document has been produced from the texinfo file zsh.texi,
included in the Doc sub-directory of the Zsh distribution.
1.1 Producing documentation from zsh.texi
The texinfo source may be converted into several formats:
- The Info manual
- The Info format allows searching for topics, commands, functions, etc.
from the many Indices. The command `makeinfo zsh.texi' is used to
produce the Info documentation.
- The printed manual
- The command `texi2dvi zsh.texi' will output zsh.dvi which can
then be processed with dvips and optionally gs (Ghostscript) to
produce a nicely formatted printed manual.
- The HTML manual
- An HTML version of this manual is available at the Zsh web site via:
(The HTML version is produced with texi2html, which may be obtained
from http://www.mathematik.uni-kl.de/~obachman/Texi2html/. The command is
`texi2html -split chapter -expand info zsh.texi'. If necessary,
upgrade to version 1.64 of texi2html.)
For those who do not have the necessary tools to process texinfo,
precompiled documentation (PostScript, dvi, info and HTML formats)
is available from the zsh archive site or its mirrors, in the file
zsh-doc.tar.gz. (See 2.2 Availability for a list of sites.)
This document was generated
by Peter Stephenson on August, 9 2002